PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN
Dyneisha Gross is currently a senior pursuing a BFA in Graphic Design. At her school, she serves as Student Council President and is the secretary of her AIGA chapter. Her interests include creating bold work involving identity, branding, and screen printing. Dyneisha’s senior thesis focuses on the reform of gender and race equity on college and university campuses. Her college experiences and current events have inspired her to create a platform for schools to pledge equity through ethnographic research, gorilla marketing, and print. She hopes to continue her education or work for an organization/company that follows her similar passions.
WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DID YOU GROW UP?
Baltimore MD / Owings Mills MD
MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
A mixture of both
FAVORITE SOCIAL PLATFORM?
FAVORITE TV BINGE WATCH?
Grey’s Anatomy, She’s Gotta Have It
Soft Magic by Upile Chisala
The Other Sister, It’s Complicated
FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
Frida Kahlo, Kehinde Wiley
Ben and Jerry’s Justice ReMix’d
FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
FAVORITE DESIGNER WORKING TODAY?
AREA OF SPECIALIZATION?
Social Design/Impact or Publication Design
IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
THE BEST THING ABOUT DESIGN SCHOOL?
Watching the progression of my work over the years. I applied with a portfolio full of charcoal portraits. My professors, peers, and the atmosphere have helped me figure out my true design passions while continuing to mix my love for traditional with digital.
A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
“If I fail, I will fail forward.” – Patrick Woods, internship coordinator